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There might be times when you need to capture a screenshot of an entire webpage, perhaps to share a recipe or a how-to from our website. Use Microsoft Edge’s built-in feature to capture full-page screenshots in JPEG format.

Full-page screenshots captured in a JPEG format (as opposed to PDF) make it easy to store and share web pages, especially when you’re using messaging platforms like iMessage, Facebook Messenger, or WhatsApp.

To get started, open the Microsoft Edge browser on your Windows 10 or Mac computer and go to the web page that you want to capture.

After opening the page, scroll all the way to the bottom of the page to make sure that the Web Capture feature loads all images in the article. In our testing, we found that Edge did not include images if we didn’t scroll through the page.

Now, click the Web Capture button from the toolbar. If you don’t see this, make sure that you’re running the latest version of Microsoft Edge.

Here, choose the “Full Page” option.

Now, you’ll see the Web Capture menu. Here, you can scroll to see everything you captured in the screenshot (and to make sure that all elements, including images, are showing up).

If you want to annotate or draw over the screenshot, click the “Draw” button.

From the drop-down next to the Draw button, select the color and the thickness of the stroke.

Draw Annotation Tools

Then use your cursor to draw over the screenshot. You can use the “Erase” option to delete any annotations.

Draw Over Full Page image in Microsoft Edge

Once you’re done, click the save button (which looks like a floppy disk) from the toolbar.

Microsoft Edge will instantly download the full-page JPEG image to the default download folder on your computer. You can click the “Open File” button from the downloads bar from the bottom of the window to open the screenshot.

Here, you’ll see a long screenshot of the entire article in one flowing image. Unlike a PDF capture, it will not be divided into pages. If you want to save a web page as a paginated PDF, you can always use the Print to PDF feature in Microsoft Edge.

Full Page image Preview

Want to capture full-page websites on your iPhone or iPad? Just use the built-in Safari feature!

RELATED: How to Save a Website as a PDF on iPhone and iPad

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